NHL Draftkings Picks for May 8, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Connor McDavid EDM $11,600 23.71 2.04
Jack Eichel VGK $8,800 12.97 1.47
Chandler Stephenson VGK $6,600 10.04 1.52
William Karlsson VGK $5,000 9.30 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicolas Roy VGK $2,000 6.26 3.13
Ryan McLeod EDM $2,000 5.24 2.62
Kailer Yamamoto EDM $3,200 7.29 2.28
Connor McDavid EDM $11,600 23.71 2.04

Wing

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Leon Draisaitl EDM $10,400 24.20 2.33
Zach Hyman EDM $8,600 13.97 1.62
Mark Stone VGK $8,000 13.25 1.66
Evander Kane EDM $7,800 12.40 1.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Carrier VGK $2,200 6.68 3.04
Brett Howden VGK $2,000 5.75 2.87
Klim Kostin EDM $2,000 5.31 2.66
Michael Amadio VGK $3,000 7.50 2.50

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Defenseman

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alex Pietrangelo VGK $8,400 14.16 1.69
Evan Bouchard EDM $7,600 13.38 1.76
Darnell Nurse EDM $7,000 12.70 1.81
Shea Theodore VGK $7,200 9.44 1.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicolas Hague VGK $2,000 5.14 2.57
Zach Whitecloud VGK $2,600 6.27 2.41
Brett Kulak EDM $2,800 6.14 2.19
Darnell Nurse EDM $7,000 12.70 1.81

Goalie

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $10,400 16.55 1.59
Laurent Brossoit VGK $9,200 11.45 1.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stuart Skinner EDM $10,400 16.55 1.59
Laurent Brossoit VGK $9,200 11.45 1.24

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.